Health funding to help training

The money will initially be made available in the form of loans, although hospitals will only have to pay back a proportion depending on how well they perform. There is a further £40 million to help ward sisters and community team leaders develop their leadership skills.


Cameron makes Health pledge

David Cameron declared he wanted to build on the "real successes in the NHS" in Oxford today with the announcement of £140 million in funding to ease the burden of red tape on nurses and midwives, enabling them to spend more time with patients.